The National Disability Insurance Scheme providesDisability support and Early Intervention for children and adolescent people with disability early to improve their outcomes. Directions Psychologists services offers a broad variety of benefits for NDIS participants, including an improved ability for children to function to capacity in the home and community, relating better to family and friends, and connecting with the community and enrich their quality of life.

We are NDIS registered Providers,and thus we can access the NDIS Portal to assist clients to easily access services.

Jutta Dempsey is also a registered Provider for Specialised Behaviour Support and is experienced in Functional Behaviour Analysis,  producingFBA reports required for the NDIS.

There is strong evidence for the benefits of psychology for a range of participants, including those living with physical, psychosocial, neurological, sensory, cognitive and intellectual disability.

Directions – Psychologists support healthcare needs by:

  • Specialised assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health, behavioural and emotional conditions to help you develop and work towards your goals
  • Assessment of cognitive or intellectual functioning to guide treatment or vocational goals
  • Rehabilitation and management of cognitive difficulties, such as problems with memory, attention and planning
  • Support with adjustment to a new health condition or challenges related to a lifelong disability
  • Support around issues including grief, loss, depression, self-esteem, motivation, goal setting, anger, social skills identity, interpersonal conflict and managing fatigue
  • Identifying strategies to better cope with stress, life changes and connections with others
  • Help with all types of disability including physical and intellectual conditions

Each individual is unique and our services are tailored to the needs and goals of our clients and families. We aim to provide quality therapeutic services with empathy, genuineness and unconditional positive regard in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and confidential setting.

Our Psychologists also provide evidence based therapies to assist in

  • Supporting individuals with social skills.
  • Helping participants with emotional regulation.
  • Supporting the capacity to participate in social and community activities.
  • Supporting the improvement daily living skills for independence.
  • Helping manage any mental health symptoms by creating a plan.

Empowering an individual’s support network.

Our Staff